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It's officially the holiday season, time for turkey, mashed potatoes, and a few more inches on our waistlines. In this segment, we'll take a look at how mood, memories and even smell influence what we put on our plates--and into our mouths.
Robert Sabin grew a 1000-pound pumpkin in his Long Island backyard.
A look at the psychology of taste and smell - and why it can make those holiday smells so evocative.
New pictures show what happens in the brain when you pass up the pie, but later eat the pudding.
In new research, people who imagined the details of eating bite after bite of a tempting food before eating consumed significantly less of the delicacy.
Doctor Jordan Metzl says specific cardio and strength training regimens can trea...
Exercise scientists Tamara Hew-Butler and Greg Whyte talk about how the body cha...
Can regular mental exercise help slow down the progress of dementia?
Can exercise help keep aging brains healthy?
New York Times science writer William Broad’s book investigates popular health c...
Could popping a pill turn a couch potato into a long-distance runner?